Re: Aramaic speech and script

From: Michael Everson (
Date: Thu Jan 21 2010 - 03:43:30 CST

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    On 21 Jan 2010, at 09:16, Raymond Mercier wrote:

    > Apparently there were objections because the script they were using
    > too much resembled Hebrew...

    Sounded to me as though they wanted to restore the earlier script.
    Fortunately it has now been encoded (Imperial Aramaic).

    > Now I seem to remember a long rather dispute here about just that.
    > There is also a short recitation of a prayer in Aramaic.

    The unfortunate dispute previously was about Phoenician. Fortunately,
    linguistics won out, and the script was encoded.

    Michael Everson *

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